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what kind of fish is a gar? where it lives(fresh or salt water)? what does it eat? what is its protection? is it endagered? adaptations? whatis its average size? other unique facts?

Gars are large fresh water fish found in the Mississippi River system and many other fresh water streams. They are predators of smaller fish. There are 3 species in Illinois, a fourth, alligator gar, is no longer found here. A picture of a longnose gar, and some other information, is at

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